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subjected to intensive forced indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old beliefs and acceptance of new ones

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Meanwhile, Topacio said they would present five witnesses to prove their claim that the students are brainwashed.
It is a pity that even educated people and youth are brainwashed to believe lies.
Omogeni, in the demand letter, however, said his client has never brainwashed any member of his congregation.
Speaking yesterday in the Guardian Weekend magazine, she said: "He was a very good child until he met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s.
His parents claim he was brainwashed by Limassol bishop Athanasios.
Hadiya (also known as Akhila) was completely brainwashed. She is mentally kidnapped."
"I'm not angry with the guy because I thought he was just a stupid, silly boy who was not brought up the way Martyn was raised but brainwashed.
"Those who support the SNP have not been brainwashed, they are not blind to our imperfections - instead, they are weighing them against our strengths and achievements, and against the other parties, and deciding that the SNP is the party they most closely identify with, the people they trust most to stand up for Scotland."
We've been brainwashed into believing that unless we get on board the "Hyper" bus we must be bonkers.
Their dad Omar has returned to Morocco vowing never to forgive Abdelhamid and devastated his youngest son has been brainwashed.
Sheikh Abdullah said: "The brutality of these organisations has recently intensified in the region and includes destructive tactics aimed at controlling targeted groups, especially youth, who are brainwashed and incited through social media and remotely directed to perpetrate terrorist attacks, proving that the threat of these terrorist organisations transcends geographical boundaries and is a risk not only for our region but for all states and communities."
THE Foreign Minister has warned against young people being brainwashed into committing acts of terror.
Summary: An Australian doctor who traveled to Syria to join ISIS has rejected accusations that he was "brainwashed" into joining the jihadi group.
'Brainwashed the children' Mr and Mrs Din were jailed in December for contempt of court for failing to provide details of their children's whereabouts.